Citation Analysis in Twitter: Approaches for Defining and Measuring Information Flows within Tweets during Scientific Conferences
Weller, K.; Dröge, E. & Puschmann, C.
Rowe, M.; Stankovic, M.; Dadzie, A.-S. & Hardey, M., ed., 'Making Sense of Microposts (MSM2011)', 1-12 (2011) [pdf]
This paper investigates Twitter usage in scientific contexts, particularly the use of Twitter during scientific conferences. It proposes a methodology for capturing and analyzing citations/references in Twitter. First results are presented based on the analysis of tweets gathered for two conference hashtags.